|Tsetse fly off cuts - Wellcome Film|
This short film contains close-up extracts of the tsetse fly extracting blood from a human arm, as well as close-ups of the fly after the blood has been extracted. 1 segment.
Keywords: Tsetse Flies; Tropical Medicine; Tsetse flies; Tropical medicine; Tsetse Flies; Tropical Medicine; Tropical medicine
|The life cycle of the tsetse fly - Wellcome Film|
The twenty-two species of blood-feeding tsetse fly are found only in tropical Africa - all can carry the trypanosome parasite that causes African sleeping sickness (African Trypanosomiasis) in man and Nagana in cattle and other domesticated animals.This film gives a detailed account of the life-cycle of the tsetse fly, with special reference to Glossina morsitans. The fly does not lay eggs but gives birth to one living larva at a time, which burrows into the earth and pupates...
Keywords: Tsetse Flies -- growth & development; Trypanosomiasis, African; Medical sciences; Tsetse Flies -- growth & development; Trypanosomiasis, African; Medical
|Tsetse fly control - Wellcome Film|
One way of reducing the menace of African trypanosomiasis to both man and animals is to control the tsetse fly vector. This video describes a number of experiments in the use of odour- baited targets and traps and of insect pheromones and hormones to kill or sterilize tsetse flies in various parts of eastern and southern Africa. Filmed at the former Tsetse Research Laboratories, Langford, Bristol and Lake Kariba, Zimbabwe...
Keywords: Trypanosomiasis, African -- prevention & control; Tropical Medicine; Tsetse Flies; Tropical diseases; Tsetse flies; Trypanosomiasis, African -- prevention & control; Tropical Medicine; Tsetse Flies; Tropical medicine
|The Zululand mystery - Wellcome Film|
A historical reconstruction of Dr. (later Sir) David Bruce's discovery in 1894 that trypanosome parasites were responsible both for a severe outbreak of cattle wasting disease (ngana) and for the 'fly disease' which was killing the horses of European big game hunters in Zululand. Both conditions were due to infection by trypanosomes transmitted from local game animals to cattle and horses by the bite of the tsetse fly...
Keywords: Trypanosomiasis, African; Tropical Medicine; Tsetse Flies; Tropical diseases; Medical sciences; Trypanosomiasis, African; Tropical Medicine; Tsetse Flies; Tropical medicine